Workshop dwells on mushroom cultivation

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, November 23

An interdepartmental workshop-cum-hands-on-training on ‘Mushroom Cultivation’ was organised by the Department of Zoology and Botany of DAV College Jalandhar on Tuesday. The training was sponsored by DBT, Government of India. Two students of BSc (Medical III) Abhishek and Mehak delivered a presentation on mushroom cultivation.

They had highlighted the nutritional and medicinal importance of mushrooms and also discussed in detail the procedure of mushroom cultivation, harvesting and marketing strategies. They also focused on the extra income generation by the agribusiness. Around 100 bags were packed and distributed to students, teaching and non-teaching staff of the college.

Prof Salil Uppal appreciated the efforts of Head, Department of Zoology and all the students for organising an informational event in the college which is necessary for the skill development and practical exposure.

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